Will a Weight Loss Surgery Change My Lifestyle?
One concern that many people have about weight loss surgery is regarding whether or not the surgery will drastically change their lifestyle. They worry that the surgery may impact their ability to live their lives or stop them from eating normally. That’s one of the reasons why people with obesity are hesitant to commit to having surgery to improve their health. Dr. Michael Feiz understands these fears and has dedicated his career to ensuring that weight loss surgery positively impacts a person’s life.
Different weight loss surgeries will result in different changes in a person’s life. More invasive surgeries like the lap gastric bypass involve stapling the stomach and make more significant changes in a patient’s life by changing the way they eat and the sorts of foods they can ingest This type of surgery requires a huge transformation in dietary lifestyle because foods with high fat and sugar contents can cause physical reactions like diarrhea. However, the surgery does wonders for people looking to lose weight because it forces you to change your unhealthy food choices.
Different weight loss surgeries will result in varied changes in a person’s life. Invasive surgeries like the lap gastric bypass involve stapling the stomach. This type of surgery requires a huge transformation in dietary lifestyle because foods with high fat and sugar contents can cause physical reactions like diarrhea. However, the surgery forces in-need patients to change their unhealthy food choices. Unlike the band to sleeve surgery, gastric bypass is a permanent surgical option.
Surgeries like the sleeve gastrectomy, lap band, or lap band revision surgery can be less invasive with Dr. Feiz’s STARR surgery procedures. These procedures allow for a shorter recovery time, less scarring, and faster weight loss.
There are plenty of positive changes in lifestyle that come with weight loss surgery, including lowered risk of heart disease and the renewed ability to lead an active lifestyle. Dr. Feiz ready to answer all of your weight loss surgery questions, including your lap band vs. sleeve options.